[Milton-L] Abdiel

jfleming at sfu.ca jfleming at sfu.ca
Sun Jun 29 14:40:38 EDT 2008



On Tue, 24 Jun 2008 15:36:34 -0400 milton-l at lists.richmond.edu wrote:
>I wonder if there are other interior monologues by
> unfallen characters in the poem besides Abdiel's at 6.114.
> 
I believe I can answer that. The answer is "none" -- with two exceptions.
Both Adam and Eve have inner (that is to say, mental and non-locutionary)
monologues immediately before they fall. In both cases, moreover, the
monologues appear to be productive of the fatal decisions they take. JD
Fleming 


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